What's on: Wednesday January 16

From a blues band to a performance by a rising young guitarist... there's something for everyone on in Cork tonight.
What's on: Wednesday January 16
Sound Affair are at Reardens tonight.


Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. Open Jam session — Rhythm’n’Blues/Soul 9pm, adm free

New Jam night focusing on the rhythm-based music of the late 60’s and early 70’s, featuring the music of The Meters, James Brown, Grant Green, Herbie Hancock et al.

Sit in with the Jambons house band on vocals, guitar, keyboard, bass or drums — you can also bring your own instrument.

All players welcome! See Facebook page for set list https://www.facebook.com/cranelanejam/

‘Funkify your life, get on down, you could be the funkiest boy in town’ – The Meters

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. The Watermelons 11.50pm, adm free

The Watermelons are a four piece blues band based in Cork. With a line up, consisting of drums, bass, guitar and sax, the band boasts some of Cork’s finest musicians.

The set journeys from Chicago blues to blues rock containing blistering tracks from Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, The Allman Brothers, Junior Wells , Fleetwood Mac, Jimi Hendric etc.

Expect many wailing guitar and sax solo’s driven by a formidable rhythm section.

Reardens, Washington St. Sound Affair 10.30pm, adm free

Get over the midweek hump in Reardens with Sound Affair — an Irish two-piece cover band hailing from Limerick.

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. Jack Aherne 9.30pm, adm free

Up and coming young Cork guitarist, Jack Aherne, will be playing downstairs in The Oliver Plunkett.

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